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Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

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Open to the Public

Join us for our annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, co-sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg. The festivity begins at 5 p.m. in front of the Courthouse steps with a special reading of The Night Before Christmas. Hear the story of the first Christmas tree in Virginia. Sing classic Christmas carols. Delight in the joys of childhood as Father Christmas helps illuminate the live, 40-foot spruce with over 7,500 twinkling lights on Market Square.

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Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Market Square

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